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We have visited the glass factory a few times with various friends but last time (Aug 2017) was the first time we had a guided tour. I would thoroughly recommend this way of seeing the factory and getting a solid background to the glass industry...More
Whereas a gallery is simply an array of more or less hideous glass pieces, the production area is very interesting. You can talk to people making the actual products that are later sold, learn about the process (six guys work as a team to produce...More
We happened to get there while the hot-shop was in action. Wow! It's a thrilling experience to see fine art pieces in the making, that's for sure. And it's possible to blow a piece of your own glass. The exhibition gallery there shows true fine...More
Around the world people are familiar with Orrifers glass. So it was awesome to get to see it made. The pieces being made can be a hit or miss. For example they were making smaller pieces for a larger design so there was no glass...More
Kosta Boda is a famous glassware and when you come for a visit, you can view artisans make the glassware for free. So interesting to watch the artisans shape, blow, and craft the various pieces.
You can try your own hand at blowing glass across...More
If you enjoy crystal and art, you simply must stop here! They have a working "factory" floor where you can walk around and see how glass blowers create stemware and other artistic pieces. You get to see production and how highly skilled these artisans truly...More
By chance we ended up at this factory and its gallery and outlet. The gallery alone was well worth it and we also had the luck seeing one of the greatest glass artist at work and even talked to him. Great experience!
Visiting the glass blowing artists of Kosta Boda is an excellent choice when around. Free entry and the possibility the be fascinated by the glass blowers craftsmanship working with the hot hot hot glass.
I would not spend an entire day, but a great experience...More